Sugar Land DWI

We’ll fight for you if you’re arrested for DWI in Sugar Land.

When you need a Sugar Land DWI Lawyer, look to Trichter & Murphy, PC where our attorneys have tried hundreds of cases in Sugar Land. We are home to three of the only four board-certified DWI Specialists in Texas which means we’ll mount the most aggressive defense possible to defend your rights and keep your driver’s license. Punishment for DWI is becoming more severe in Texas, so you need an experienced Sugar Land DWI Lawyer who will fight for you.

A Sugar Land DWI Lawyer who knows the courts.

Counter to most of the counties and cities in the Houston area, DWI arrests rose from 2015 to 2016 according

Sugar Land boasts a wide variety of restaurants and bars where people who work hard can also play hard.
to Sugar Land Police data.

  • 196 DWI arrests in 2015
  • 199 DWI arrests in 2016

With so many people moving to Sugar Land, a rising DWI arrest rate is no surprise. Sugar Land’s quality of Life and career opportunities with a variety of companies from international energy and software to engineering, and product firms, make is a great place to live, work and play. Entertainment options such as Sugar Land Town Square and First Colony mall offer a wide choice of restaurants and shopping options which involve tasty food and drink. That’s where knowing an experienced aggressive Sugar Land DWI Lawyer can be helpful.

Sugar Land ALR Lawyer

When you arrested for DWI, you actually have two  cases against you: The first, of course is the DWI criminal case of DWI. The second is your driver license suspension. If you refused the breath and/or blood test or you failed one or both, you’ll need a Sugar Land ALR lawyer to request an ALR hearing within 15 days of your arrest. This procedure allows both you and the DPS to present both sides of the case to a Judge who will either authorize your driver license suspension (if DPS proves its case) or allow you to keep your license (if DPS fails to prove its case).

Your Sugar Land ALR lawyer can help prevent your driver license from being suspended. He can also use the hearing to mine for evidence for your DWI criminal case. Your attorney should take the ALR hearing very seriously not just as a way to keep your license, but as a strategic venue to challenge the DPS’s evidence against you.

Sugar Land DWI Resources

Sugar Land Police Department

1200 Hwy 6

Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone:(281) 275-2500

Sugar Land Municipal Court

Municipal Court
1200 Highway 6 S.
Ph: 281-275-2390
Fx: 281-275-2648
Hours: 
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sugar Land is growing.

Sugar Land is one of the fast-growing cities in Texas booming 158% from 2000 to 2010 with a population of 78,817 according to the US Census. That number, in 2015 has continue to climb to about 88,156 in 2015. A booming population means more entertainment which could lead to residents needing an aggressive Sugar Land DWI Lawyer.

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Texas DWI Questions

  • What is DWI and its potential punishment?
  • What is DUI and its potential punishment?
  • What are the penalties for DWI in Texas?
  • What is DWI 2nd and the potential punishment?
  • What is an administrative license revocation (ALR), and why is it important to have an ALR hearing?
  • What is a felony DWI?
  • What is a DWI 3rd or more and the potential punishment?
  • How long will a DWI arrest or a DWI conviction in Texas stay on my record? How will it affect my automobile insurance rates?

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DWI is a criminal offense which prohibits you from operating a motor vehicle in a public place while “intoxicated” is defined as having lost the normal use of either mental or physical faculties, or having a .08 alcohol level in...

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Before 1983, DUI meant driving under the influence of drugs or narcotics, but now it only pertains to minors. In Texas, it is never permissible for minors to have any alcohol in their body and drive. DUI punishment as a...

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The penalties for DWI in Texas DWI are: A First-Offense conviction will less than a .15 BAC includes the possibility of a fine not to exceed $2,000.00 and/or a jail sentence from 3 days to 180 days, and a driver’s...

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DWI 2nd is a serious charge. According to the State of Texas, a DWI 2nd charge is when you are arrested for DWI and have previously been convicted once of driving while intoxicated. There is no limit to how old...

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  The best reason to request an administrative license revocation hearing or ALR hearing, first and foremost, is to try to save your driver’s license. The ALR Program is "a civil administrative process unrelated to criminal court proceedings, in which...

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Felony DWI in Texas charges are very serious and can have a major impact on your life beyond just the punishment stated. A felony conviction can disqualify you from voting, obtaining certain jobs, renting certain apartments, and owning a firearm. There are...

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According to the State of Texas, a DWI third offense is when an individual is arrested for DWI and has previously been convicted two times of DWI. If you are convicted of a third DWI, this third-degree felony can result in...

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A DWI conviction produces a permanent record. It is also important to note that a DWI probation, which is also a final conviction, will remain permanently on your criminal record. If, however, your DWI conviction case results in a dismissal,...

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Past Results from actual DWI clients

President of brokerage firm was arrested driving home after a meeting with colleagues. Registered a .19 blood test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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Business owner was arrested for DWI while driving home after company birthday party. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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College student was arrested for DWI on beach over spring break. Failed blood test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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Retired dentist was arrested for DWI after meeting up with friends at local bar. Failed breath test. - DWI Case Dismissed.

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